Citroen Will Begin Rolling Out Fully Electric Cars In India In 2023

The electric version of the forthcoming C3 crossover is projected to be the first EV vehicle

The Stellantis automotive company recently announced its aspirations for India as part of its Dare Forward 2030 worldwide strategy.

Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares announced on the occasion that the company’s first electric vehicle for India will arrive in 2023.

For those unfamiliar with the Meridian, it is a seven-seater version of the Compass that offers a third row of seats, more equipment and a slightly different exterior design (a six-seater version is yet to be confirmed).

eep opened the bookings for the Meridian on 3rd May, the day it went into production at its Ranjangaon facility.

Customer deliveries of the SUV are expected to begin sometime next month.

Powering the Meridian is the same 2.0-litre four-cylinder Multijet II turbo diesel engine as the Compass.

In both models, it develops 168bhp and 350Nm of torque. There are two gearboxes to choose from – a nine-speed torque converter automatic and a six-speed manual.